Dog attack claims Lucky's life, breaks his owner's back

Story Published: 1 Apr 2015

AN ELDERLY Gympie woman is recovering from a broken back, a heart condition and the grief of losing her beloved pet...

Broken Back, Council, Dog Attack, Dog Murder, Editors Picks

Duporth Ave roadworks on track for Easter completion

Story Published: 25 Mar 2015

Sunshine Coast Council are assuring motorists the repairs to Duporth Avenue will be worth their frustrations.

Council, Maroochydore, Roadworks

Rates could go up if disaster funds are cut, say councils

Story Published: 15 Apr 2015

Residents across Queensland could face rate hikes if the federal government chooses to cut its funding for natural...

Council, Editors Picks, Lgaq

Another adopted pound pup dead just 48 hours later

Story Published: 31 Mar 2015

ANOTHER dog adopted from Mackay Pound has contracted parvovirus and been put down.

Council, Death, Dog, Mackay, Parvovirus, Pound

Carbon tax to slug regional councils

Story Published: 22 May 2012

REGIONAL councils make up the bulk of 112 local authorities that could be forced to pay the carbon tax from July 1.

Carbon Tax, Council

Council forces dad to empty kids' inflatable pool

Story Published: 4 Dec 2014

TOOWOOMBA man John Ebert was surprised and angry after council officers ordered him to empty a temporary pool set up for...

Council, Editors Picks, Inflatable, Pool, Toowoomba

Pile of human poo dumped near homes in Mackay region

Story Published: 12 Sep 2014

A PILE of biosolids, the organic matter created from the sewerage treatment process, which contains human waste, was dumped...

Biosolids, Council, Editors Picks, Farms, Sewage, Stink

Rocky's water runner-up for Queensland's top drop

Story Published: 14 Oct 2014

ROCKHAMPTON tap water has narrowly missed claiming the title of Queensland’s top drop.

Council, Treatment, Water Quality

Dog shot, dumped then owners told 'get over it'

Story Published: 7 Jul 2014

“JUST get over it” is not the message you want to hear when you are trying to find out why the body of your pet dog is at...

Council, Dogs, Editors Picks, Pets

Couple ordered to trim trees to improve neighbour's view

Story Published: 7 Dec 2012

A SUNRISE Beach couple has been ordered to trim Lilly Pillys by 1m and prune an avocado tree, because they're blocking...

Council, Law, Sunrise Beach, Views

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